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Kiki Hitomi painting the artwork for Roger Robinson’s “Dog Heart City” tape

Kiki Hitomi painting the artwork for Roger Robinson’s “Dog Heart City” tape

all done with the water colors of our kid – that was five bucks well-spent! Final artwork looks very hypnotic in real size. Glasses can be taken off as well.

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Roger Robinson –
Dis Side Ah Town

JTRLP07
JTRLP07

ROGER ROBINSON
“Dis Side Ah Town”

JTRLP07
release date: 11.05.2015
vinyl (€ 16,99), digital

VINYL SOLD OUT BUY DIGITAL

One night in 2011 King Midas Sound‘s Roger Robinson returned to Brixton from touring and inadvertently walked into the centre of the London riots. Through the flames and smoke he felt compelled to tell the stories of the people he saw rioting on the street that night.

With disrupt‘s dub soundtrack highlighting the triumphs and tribulations in the lives of the people of Brixton, the album unfolds like a documentary film, extending from the epicentre of the riots and rippling out from there.

Roger showcases all his poetry and singing styles over the sonic tower blocks and underground caverns of disrupt’s dub soundscapes, evoking the golden era of dub poetry of the likes of Prince Far I, Big Youth and Linton Kwesi Johnson – a time when dub poetry made you dance in the club but also made you think on the way home.

Done with lots of voltage, old school samplers, DIY synths, home made delays, dictaphones and even onboard computer mics this gritty disc will take you straight to Brixton’s streets.

Cover artwork by Elen G. / MyLord

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